This Proto-Indo-Iranian entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Indo-Iranian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *kóh₂-mo-s, from *keh₂- (to desire, wish) +‎ *-mos (deverbal noun suffix).

Noun edit

*káHmas m

  1. wish, desire

Declension edit

masculine a-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *káHmas *káHmā *káHmā, -ās(as)
vocative *káHma *káHmā *káHmā, -ās(as)
accusative *káHmam *káHmā *káHmāns
instrumental *káHmā *káHmaybʰyaH, -ābʰyām *káHmāyš
ablative *káHmāt *káHmaybʰyaH, -ābʰyām *káHmaybʰyas
dative *káHmāy *káHmaybʰyaH, -ābʰyām *káHmaybʰyas
genitive *káHmasya *káHmayās *káHmāna(H)m
locative *káHmay *káHmayaw *káHmayšu

Descendants edit

  • Proto-Indo-Aryan: *káHmas
    • Sanskrit: काम (kā́ma) (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Iranian: *káHmah (see there for further descendants)

References edit